Nagpur: A notorious criminal was murdered brutally by 3-4 unidentified persons probably over old enmity near busy Baidyanath Square on Wednesday night.
A resident of Rambagh, near Maitri Buddha Vihar, the deceased has been identified as Badal Raju Gajbhiye(29). According to police sources, Badal was returning home after enjoying ‘Pani Puri’ near Baidyanath Square around 10.30 pm on Wednesday. Midway behind Kamgar Bhavan, 3-4 unidentified persons accosted Badal and blinded him by throwing chilli powder on his eyes. Later they attacked him with sharp-edged weapons and stones and killed him on the spot.
Imambada API Sayyed, based on a complaint lodged by Akash Raju Gajbhiye, younger brother of deceased, booked the unidentified assailants under Sections 302, 34 of the IPC and launched a search to nab them.
According sources, the deceased Badal’s father Raju Panjabrao Gajbhiye was also murdered in October 2015. Badal’s rivals had come to eliminate him but also attacked his father killing him on the spot. In April 2016, Badal and his accomplices, including three minors, had attempted to kill Saurav with sharp-edged weapons on Chunabhatti Road. Badal’s father was allegedly murdered by Sanjay Alone, his brother Manoj and others. Badal too was injured in the attack.